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Group Captain Mark Heffron was suitably shocked when he was given a surprise performance by the RAF High Wycombe Ladies Choir at his final Station Brief held on Friday 5 Apr 2013. The Ladies, led by voice coach Megan Tanner, […]

RAFA Round-up

It was a great privilege to be one of the 4 RAFALOs collecting 2 prestigious awards, on behalf of the Station, at this year’s Annual Conference at Eastbourne.  This was, sadly, my last official duty as I move over to […]

Chocolate Nutters

Ingredients · 110g softened butter · 110g soft light brown sugar · 50g crunchy peanut butter · 1 large egg · 275g plain flour · 220g dark / milk chocolate (optional) Method  1. Preheat oven to 190C/375F/Gas Mark 5. Line 2 […]

Lemon Almond Muffins

Ingredients 225g self-raising flour 1tsp baking powder 150g caster sugar 115g ground almonds 1 egg beaten 225ml milk 85g melted butter Grated zest of 2 lemons 40g flaked almonds for sprinkling Method 1.  Preheat oven to 200C/400F/Gas Mark 6.Line a […]

Garden tips for spring

It’s April and spring has finally arrived in all her glory, daffodils are in flower and the blossom is on the trees.  It is an exciting time to be out in the garden, even if you have to dodge the […]

The Spitfires

The Royal Air Force Voluntary Choir, ‘The Spitfires’ was established in 2010 by Flt Lt Harriet Tadikonda and is now run by a Committee of devoted volunteers of both serving members of the RAF and MOD Civil Servants.  With former […]

Know your OC PSF

Name, job Flt Lt Tamara Taylor, OC Personnel Services Flight Pressures/Joys of the Job? The best and worst bit about this job is that you never know who or what issue is going to come through your door, but it keeps […]

RAFA round up

Note from the OiC 2012 was a fantastic year for the RAFA Committee, led by WO Caswell who, sadly, is about to leave the Service in the coming months – we thank him for his significant efforts in moulding a […]

An Opportunity not to be missed!

Between 20th – 27th October 2012,  I was given the opportunity to go on an RAF-based, Herts and Bucks Wing Air Training Corps Autumn Camp at RAF College Cranwell. I am a member of the Air Training Corps at 332 […]

RAF High Wycombe Ladies Choir

The RAF High Wycombe Military Wives choir has enjoyed its first live performance, in support of the SSAFA Big Brew Up, which itself raised over £1,100 for the charity. Willing members of the service community donated some amazing cakes to […]

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